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Safic-Alcan further extends distribution agreement with Tronox

Safic-Alcan further extends distribution agreement with Tronox

Safic-Alcan, an international specialty chemicals distributor, is pleased to announce its extended exclusive distribution agreement with TRONOX for the whole ranges of TiONA TiO2 pigments in Benelux and Turkey, effective April 1st 2020 and May 1st 2020, respectively.


Plastics coloring: sustainable effects

Plastics coloring: sustainable effects

At K 2019 Karl Finke GmbH & Co. KG from Wuppertal, Germany, focuses on sustainability. Core topics will be innovative solutions for coloring PCR polyolefins and bio-polymers as well as laser marking as a sustainable alternative to printed labels.


Milliken introduces KeyPlast Resist

Milliken introduces KeyPlast Resist

Milliken & Company announced today the launch of KeyPlast Resist, a spectrum of bright, high-performance colorants for engineering plastics.


DIC to acquire BASF’s global pigments business

DIC to acquire BASF’s global pigments business

BASF and the fine chemical company DIC have reached an agreement on the acquisition of BASF’s global pigments business. The purchase price on a cash and debt-free basis is €1.15 billion.


Milliken increases investment in Asia

Milliken increases investment in Asia

Milliken & Company, recognized as a worldwide leader of plastic additives and colorants, announced today plans to construct a new, state-of-the-art chemical manufacturing plant and knowledge center in Asia.


RAL and IIT sign Agreement on Strategic Cooperation

RAL and IIT sign Agreement on Strategic Cooperation

The RAL gGmbH in Bonn and the IIT will significantly link their activities in the fields of education and training of professional colour designers as well as joint research projects on the subject of colour.


Gabriel-Chemie presents PCR colours

Gabriel-Chemie presents PCR colours

As part of its sustainability initiative, the Gabriel-Chemie Group is implementing several strategy programs. One of the first modules is the introduction of a colour range based on Post Consumer Recycled (PCR) polypropylene.